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We got to Pompeii on the anniversary of the Mt Vesuvius eruption. The tour guides made the whole trip quite interesting - they even delivered event the geological aspects of the volcanic catastrophe with gusto. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to see Pompeii.
had a fantastic day, it was just me and my boyfriend, wen we arrived our tour guides violet and robert were welcoming and friendly and made the history so interesting and told some great stories too! pompeii was awesome and mt vesuvius even better. take a good camera!
Fantastic day out. Mike out tour guide was very knowledgable and kept the tour lively and entertaining.
My son and I loved this tour. Our guides were true professionals and very knowledgeable. They went out of their way to give us as much information as possible. They even explained the various kinds of authentic pizzas in the south, the best mozzarella, Lemoncello drink, tomatoes...
Climbing up the colcano was quiet an experience. Bring your old shoes with you, and be prepared for a steep, very steep walk. Think of it like a stress test, but with the option to stop at any time :)
This tour was Amazing! The tour guides Sarah and Massimo were really funny and helpful and made the whole day amazing! Alberto the driver was incredible arount mt. Versuvio although the organisation at mt. Versuvio could be better in terms of access! Loved the day!!!
A long trip, 3 hrs each way (rest stops in route) and comfortable bus. Fantastic tour guides, both in their knowledge and personalities.
Sarah the guide was amazing! Very knowledgeable and well organized. The views from on top of Vesuvius are breath taking. The hike up isn't easy but well worth it. For someone who like history it's a incredible experience to go back in time 2000 years and visit Pompeii. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone.
The trip is not cheap, especially for a family of 4, and so expectations wereset high. Other reviews have, in my opinion, been fairly accurate. The trip itself is a no brainer - 2 world class sites although I would have been disappointed if poor weather had forced a cancellation of Vesuvius in favour of an extended visit to Pompeii (not a bad plan B but Vesuvius is after all 50% of the rationale for the trip), albeit of course no reflection of the operators. I have seen some criticism of the restaurant used for the lunchtime stop however I have no criticism. They are catering for coach loads and so it is a little fast-foodish however the quality of the Pizza (a fast-food!) was very high so no complaints from us. Daniel and Mel (our guides) were superb and incredibly knowledgeable, not just about the destination, but all things Rome. Both knew the right balance between sharing knowledge and useful info (especially as a means of making a long coach trip pass quickly) and letting us sleep! The comfort break stop at Cassino (same place on the way there and on the way back) was also pleasant especially for those partial to caffeine and, on the way back, a limoncello taster, albeit the proprietors would be well advised to keep the toilets cleaner than they were. According to the ladies these had deteriorated materially during the course of the day. In terms of logistics and organisation - both first class and would definitely use the company again.
This was spectacular and one of my favorite things to do. Vesuvius and Pompeii were just unlike anything you could have seen anywhere else, highly recommended
A great tour with helpful and informative guides. It's an easy way to get to and see Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius all in a day. The weather was kind to us so we had a great view at the top of the Volcano, well worth the 20 min hike. Pompeii was also definitely worth the visit, an amazing site and well preserved, and the local guide helped us understand the history behind it all, also keeping us entertained.
The tour was great! Robert and Mel gave us a lot of information throughout the drive to Pompeii! The guide at Pompeii was very interactive and made the entire tour very memorable! I would highly recommend this tour as a 1-day getaway from Rome! I only wish we would have had a chance to stop at Naples :)
This was a excellent tour. Definitely money well spent. The guide was great and the schedule was just the right pace. The climb, while exhausting was worth every minute! Would recommend this tour to anyone staying in Rome.
Mike and Sara did a great job on this tour. It was a great tour with great guides!